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Half-Day Pretoria City Tour from Johannesburg
"Known as the Jacaranda City for all the purple blossom-bedecked trees which line its thoroughfares during certain times of year Pretoria or Tshwane as it is also now known is a charming quiet colonial-style city with a long often involved and always fascinating history which has molded it into its present elegant form. The City of Tshwane is home to the Union Buildings – residence of the Presidency and his government and home to Parliament during the winter months. Pretoria
From ZAR960.00
 
Pretoria Sightseeing Day Trip from Johannesburg
"Start your experience with a pickup from your hotel in the Sandton or Rosebank area of Johannesburg. Board your air-conditioned minivan or coach and hear interesting facts about Pretoria as you drive to South Africa's administrative capital.After rou arrive in Pretoria and tour its historical highlights. Stroll the wide avenues and hear how the purple jacaranda that blooms here annually gave the city its nickname of ‘Jacaranda City’. Learn how Pretoria started life as a Boer farming community before where Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 and view the statue of Paul Kruger or ‘Old Lion’ the Boer leader and first president of the Republic. Admire the City Hall and then stop outside the Union Buildings as your guide recounts how these sandstone-built government offices were the site of Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's preside the 19th-century home of Kruger. Explore its rooms
From ZAR1,005.00
 
Private Pretoria City Tour from Johannesburg
"Known as the Jacaranda City for all the purple blossom-bedecked trees which line its thoroughfares during certain times of year Pretoria or Tshwane as it is also now known is a charming quiet colonial-style city with a long often involved and always fascinating history which has molded it into its present elegant form. The City of Tshwane is home to the Union Buildings – residence of the Presidency and his government and home to Parliament during the winter months. Pretoria
From ZAR1,760.00

More Restaurants in Pretoria

Spiced Coffee restaurant, Ludwigs Roses

(work in progress)One of Pretoria's best kept dining secrets is the Spiced Coffee restaurant at Ludwigs Roses farm, just north of Pretoria, on the way to Bela Bela and Polokwane. It's a popular...
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CatherineReichardt
Jul 07, 2013

Afro Lounge

The State Theatre has had several restaurants over the years, but none of them actually seem to make a go of it. They seem to become tatty so quickly, and Capellos was as awful after a while as its...
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Moirads
Dec 09, 2011

Hatfield

Hatfield is Pretoria's student quarter, and as any self-respecting budget traveller will know, if you're travelling on a shoestring budget, the best way to eat affordably is to go where the equally...
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CatherineReichardt
Aug 26, 2011

Moerdijks

The restaurant itself is a very high standard one, well situated in Arcadia (the typical Embassies' neighborough). If can stand with this, the food is very well prepared, presented and chosen. I had...
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lichinga
Apr 04, 2011

THE PRIDE OF INDIA is there too

Mt favourite "was" [is still] LA MADELEINE now relocated=== but here is a change=== THE PRIDE OF INDIA owned by Kishore Bhima>>> it has just been voted into SA's top...
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kenHuocj
Apr 04, 2011

Smoke Cafe & Grill Lounge

We came here on recomendation from our daughter and her partner, as they had been before and recommended the five course special. The five course consists of just that, each with a different glass of...
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Suzze
Apr 12, 2010
 
 
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Isabella's Cake and Food Shop

I loved this little Coffee Shop and would come back again and again if I lived there. My daughter had been here before and she said you'll love this place Mum, and she was right.It's just outside of...
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Suzze
Apr 12, 2010

Squires

Squires HartbeesportSquires is a franchise steakhouse which offers consistent, reasonably good quality.The atmosphere was pleasant and the rugby game that was being played was being screened outside....
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Moirads
Apr 03, 2010

Namaskar

This is a very big restaurant with a very extensive menu. The food we had was very good and authentic. Prices are not cheap, but worth the money.The wine list is not very extensive, but ok. There is...
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PierreZA
Aug 08, 2009

La Madeleine

Although it is often voted as one of the top ten restaurants, I do not think that the food is always outstanding. I had lunch and dinner there quite often, and was dissapointed with times. Still, some...
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PierreZA
Feb 21, 2009

Brasserie de Paris

This is my favourite restaurant in Pretoria. A very nice French restaurant. From the rooftop you do have some great views of the city. The restaurant has relocated from Hatfield to Waterkloof, where...
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PierreZA
Feb 21, 2009

40 Knotts

A nice and different restaurant. The speciality is seafood, and in Mozambique style. A very nice atmosphere with live music some evenings.Worth a visit, especially if you like seafood.They also have...
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PierreZA
Nov 22, 2008

Piatto Mediterranean Kitchen - Centurion

A very big restaurant. The food is very average and expensive.The menu looks great, as does all the pictures of the food (which is not on the menu).The last time I went there (April 2008) the food was...
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PierreZA
Sep 19, 2008

Pride of India

This Indian restaurant is award winning for many years now.It has well trained staff and authentic indian food. I think the food has even become more refined recently. They also have a selection of...
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PierreZA
Sep 19, 2008

Top Hotels in Pretoria

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643 corner of Church and Wessels Streets, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0007, South Africa
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Cnr Schoeman & Beckett Sts, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0007, South Africa
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Cnr Park & Hill Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa
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390 Van Der Walt Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002, South Africa
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cnr Atterbury & Klarinet Roads, PO Box 36866, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0102, South Africa
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Schoeman and Leyds Streets, Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0007, South Africa
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Top Things to Do in Pretoria

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Voortrekker Monument

Voortrekker Monument was build to commemorate the Voortrekker Pioneers and their Journey from the Cape colony into the Interior of the Country which is now called South Africa between 1835 and...
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The Union Building

The Union Buildings forms the Official seat of South African Government and houses the Presidency as well as Department of Foreign Affairs. It was build between 1909 and 1913,Originally build to...
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Church Square

Church Square is one of the few places in the Pretoria CBD where you can get a sense of how Pretoria must have looked a century ago, and, as a result, is often used as a set for local period movies...
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Zoo

Pretoria Zoo is located just north of the CBD and is a good zoo, particularly by developing world standards. However, over the past couple of decades, seems to have been somewhat left behind by its...
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Nature Reserve

Situated south of Pretoria, I felt Rietvlei Nature Reserve had fewer wild animals that you can spot while driving. The good thing about Rietvlei is that most of the roads are tarred, there is...
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Freedom Park

As of 2010, there has been public discussion about the possibility of incorporating Freedom Park and the Voortrekker Monument into a single precinct. This would make sense, as the two are very close...
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Top 5 Pretoria Writers

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PierreZA

"Pretoria - Capital of South Africa"
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CatherineReichardt

"The Jacaranda City (at least for the time being)"
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Braveheart.southafrr

"PRETORIA MY HOME TOWN............."
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Bwana_Brown

"Beautiful Capital of South Africa"
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"Africa's leading Capital"
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